Computer Programmer with COBOL Skills Salary

Around three in five of Computer Programmers with COBOL skills have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $44K to $133K per year, but median earnings come to around $78K per year. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and about a fifth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by a majority. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,114 - $119,904
$44K
$77K
$120K
MEDIAN: $76,952
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90%

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$14.30 - $73.41
$14
$29
$73
MEDIAN: $29.34
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$0$131K
Salary $44,114 - $119,904
Bonus $0.00 - $19,271
Profit Sharing $503
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$45,145 - $131,309
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 64
Hourly Data $0$73
Hourly Rate $14.30 - $73.41
Hourly Tips $0.63
Overtime $23.90
Annual Data $0$131K
Bonus $0.00 - $19,271
Profit Sharing $503
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$45,145 - $131,309
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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Pay by Experience Level for Computer Programmer

Pay by Experience for a Computer Programmer has a positive trend. An entry-level Computer Programmer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 21 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Computer Programmer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Computer Programmer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 21 salaries. A Computer Programmer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 27 salaries.

Key Stats for Computer Programmer

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
37%
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Experience Affects Computer Programmer Salaries

Late-Career
▲20%

Experienced
▲6%

National Average
$76,000

Mid-Career
▼11%

Entry-Level
▼38%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
37%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 19%
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